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  • Bali airport reopens after days of closure due to ash cloud: official

    Date: 2015-07-11 07:49:45 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:22 - ID:2959857

    JAKARTA, July 11 (MENA) - Indonesian authorities reopened the international airport on the holiday hotspot of Bali on Saturday, an official said, after it was shut for days due to drifting ash from a volcano. It was not immediately clear, ....

  • Huge data breach prompts resignation of top US official

    Date: 2015-07-10 17:45:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:2958377

    WASHINGTON, July 10 (MENA) - The director of the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has resigned after a massive data breach involving more than 20 million people, the BBC reported Friday. Katherine Archuleta said she would step down on Friday ....

  • French Jihadi network chief sentenced to 9 years in prison

    Date: 2015-07-10 14:44:46 GMT - France - World - SN:53 - ID:2957581

    PARIS, July 10 (MENA) - The chief of a dismantled French radical network was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for recruiting for jihad, plotting attacks against Jewish targets and praising terrorism. The relatively severe verdict comes ....

  • S.Korea navy lieutenant arrested over leaking classified inf. to China

    Date: 2015-07-10 13:36:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:46 - ID:2957169

    SEOUL, July 10 (MENA) – A South Korean navy lieutenant commander was nabbed on Friday over charge of leaking confidential information to China, the military prosecution revealed, according to Yonhap News Agency. Official charges facing the ....

  • UNHCR warns of growing asylum crisis in Greece

    Date: 2015-07-10 13:06:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:37 - ID:2956465

    GENEVA, July 10 (MENA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warns of growing asylum crisis in Greece and the Western Balkans amid arrivals of refugees from war, UNHCR Spokesperson William Spindler said on Friday, according to ....

  • Police arrest suspect in gun attack in southern Germany

    Date: 2015-07-10 11:59:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:33 - ID:2956397

    BERLIN, July 10 (MENA) - An 18-year-old German man has been arrested after an elderly woman and a cyclist were shot dead near the town of Ansbach, police have said, according to the BBC. The suspect fired at them from his car, killing both at the ....

  • At least two dead after shooting in southern Germany

    Date: 2015-07-10 10:46:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:25 - ID:2955905

    BERLIN, July 10 (MENA) - German media are reporting a mass shooting near the city of Ansbach in southern Germany. German police say at least one man and one woman have been killed in the shooting in Bavaria, The Time reported on Friday. Local ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, July 10

    Date: 2015-07-10 06:06:04 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:2954489

    SANAA, A ceasefire truce comes into force until the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Yemen. MOSCOW, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi meet on the sidelines of the Brazil, Russia, India, ....

  • Russia says Iran nuclear deal "within reach"

    Date: 2015-07-09 09:47:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:2949133

    MOSCOW, July 9 (MENA) - A final deal on Iran's nuclear programme is within reach, Daily Mail reported Thursday, quoting Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov added that he is ready to return to Vienna for talks between Tehran and six ....

  • Palestine's Ashrawi, Portuguese representative discuss political updates, ties

    Date: 2015-07-08 15:31:07 GMT - palestine - World - SN:58 - ID:2945121

    RAMALLAH, July 8 (MENA) - Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi held a meeting Wednesday with head of Portuguese representative office in Ramallah. The two sides talked means to boost relations and ....

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